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was joined by first lady michelle obama and their daughters malia and sasha as well as vice president biden, his wife jill and members of their family. afterward at the white house, they hosted a bipartisan group of congressional leaders for coffee and then the president began the drive down pennsylvania avenue. all the while lawmakers, other dignitaries and celebrities filled the seats on the west front of the capital. they included former presidents jimmy carter and his wife rosalyn and bill clinton accompanied by his wife, outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. and then the formal entrances. the obama daughters were introduced to the crowd along with their grandmother marion robinson, the first lady's mother. they were followed by jill biden and by mrs. obama. >> ladies and gentlemen, the first lady of the united states, mrs. michelle obama. >> brown: and the vice president. ♪ hail to the chief and the president himself greeted by official music (hail to the chief). and by chants from the crowd. >> obama! brown: then the ceremonies got underway. the former chair of the naacp and
to watch the event. also, the fashion and what were michelle, sasha and malia wearing today, and a winery celebrating with a special toast. >> president obama paid tribute to the man birthday we're celebrating today. and they paused before this bust of the civil rights leader. the president said this was the first time he'd noticed the king bust among artifacts there and said it was a privilege to use the bible of the civil rights leader in his swearing in ceremony. >> the 24th annual martin luther king junior paradex÷(f held this morning this, is the oldest tribute to king in the east bay. the parade ended with a rally. >> people in san jose honored the late civil rights leader by hopping aboard the annual freedom train. this train ended in san francisco, coming up at 4:55 we'll have a report on other events around san francisco honoring dr. king. >> check out this video shot hours ago by sky 7 hd. that is a surfer near the cliff house. >> strong rip currents caused the surfer to lose his bearings. the coast guard first thought of air lifting him but then decided on a different approac
. >> in the midst of all this spectacle, michelle obama says she's keeping her kids grounded. we're going to peel back the curtain on the kids' daily routine and see how their lives have changed in the white house. and an interview with former secretary of state colin powell, as he would like to see an african american president who's a republican in his lifetime. first an inaugural flashback. >>> we must be ready to dare all for our country. >> i think the reason so many inaugural speeches are not memorable is they're like graduation speeches. the president reaches for these large themes. we remember lincoln's. we remember fdr's. do we remember reagan's? >> let us begin an era of national renewal. >> we remember jfk's. >> ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. >> sometimes they fall flat. it does depend upon the circumstance -- if there's a war, if there's a depression, those are the moelts that create great speeches in a certain sense, but it also depends upon the person being able to inject himself into that moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] every car we b
, spencer michels asks california governor jerry brown if his fiscal turnaround-- from a $27 billion deficit to a balanced budget-- offers a lesson for the nation. . >> you have to make tough choices. you have to live within your means. that means you have to not do everything you want to but you also have to raise more money. >> woodruff: and ray suarez examines a surge in suicides by u.s. troops last year, far exceeding the number killed in combat in afghanistan. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> sailing through the heart of landscapes and river you see differently. you get close to iconic landmarks, to local life, to cultural treasur. it's a feeling that only a river can give you. these are are journeys that change your perspective on the world. and perhaps even yourself. viking river cruises. exploring the world in comfort. >> bnsf railway. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> a with thengog suport these instituti
was a very special night. >> my better half and my dance partner, michelle obama. >> reporter: the showstopper inauguration night had nothing to do with politics. the first lady, dazzling fans at the commander in chief ball in a striking red gown by jason wu, the same designer who fashioned that unforgettable dress for the first inaugural. dancing to al green's "let's stay together" performed by jennifer hudson, the obamas took a spin at both of the night's inaugural balls. now the president heads back to work, his second term beginning with a ceremonial oath of office. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations. >> reporter: offered clues into his agenda, with an impassioned call for action. >> we are made for this moment and we will see that so long as we see this together -- >> reporter: the president promised a fight for immigration reform and gay rights. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: he pledged to tackle climate change and firmly defend entitlements like medicare an
's monday issue, january 21 january 21st, i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. the time is 6:30. >> the 49ers are going to the super bowl. >> well, it wasn't an easy start but what a finish. the 9ers get the first super bowl berth in 18 years after beating the falcons by four. another big day of celebrations in our nation's capitol. this is a live look at the crowds gathering at the national mall to witness president obama's second public oath of office. and the big day is already under way for president obama, his wife michelle, daughters sasha and malia, they are taking part in the inauguration day celebration. located by lafayette park and. vice president biden and his wife jill are attending. and the vice president and president have already gone into their second term. >> i do solemnly swear. >> chief justice john roberts administered the oath to the president yesterday during brief ceremony in the blue room of the white house followed by another small ceremony last night. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in o
for the first lady michelle obama. >>> being able to work with people and make a difference in their lives will be the most rewarding feeling in the world. >>> inside from some of the bay areas top volunteers. hear from the bay area jefferson award winners who have been recommended for national honors. >>> and beyond that facebook like button, the search tool that is making facebook useful. an expert from cnet.com joining us live in the studios next. a jefferson award winner. today - you're goi >>> every weekend we tell you about a jefferson award winner and today you'll see dozens of them as cbs5 reporter sharon chin shows you that all the 2010 winners got together this week for the annual medal ceremony. hundreds of people crowded into san francisco to pay tribute to the year's regional jefferson award winners, including the organization's co-founder sam beard. >> the 50 people honored here tonight, you are just award winners. and so is everyone else. you're more important to the top national winners. if we ever lost the spirit of volunteering, it'd
nolan of minnesota, congresswoman michelle grisham of new mexico, congresswoman lois frankel of florida, and congressman mark pocan of wisconsin. as president obama prepares to be sworn in for a second term on monday he may be confronting a fundamentally different political dynamic in the new congress. just yesterday house republican leaders backed away from threats to use the federal debt ceiling to force cuts in spending agreeing to vote on a new debt limit increase that will last until mid april. the house republicans' new plan would give congress time to pass a budget for the next fiscal year. if no budget is passed house republicans say they'll withhold members' pay. in a statement house majority leader eric cantor said, quote, we must pay our bills and responsibly budget for our future. next week we will authorize a three-month temporary debt increase to give the senate and house time to pass the budget. furthermore if they fail to pass a budget in that time members of congress will not be paid by the american people for failing to do their job. no budget no pay. the president's a
beginning at 4:00 a.m. inauguration morning on monday, of course. >>> first lady michelle obama celebrated her 49th birthday last night in georgetown. >> she used the occasion to debut a new twitter account, and a new hairstyle. let's check it out. she posted this picture yesterday of her meeting with one of the eight citizens named cochairs of the inauguration. sporting bangs right there. the first lady hasn't been seen in public since she returned from hawaii earlier this month. >> i like the look. >> i like it, too. >>> without her there would be no oprah, dr. ruth or dr. phil. now the advice world has to say goodbye to dear aby. we'll look back at the life and legacy of the woman behind the column. >> plus a starry weekend in the district. later we're going to check out which celebrities will be in town for the presidential party this weekend. also to perform and just here in general. >> big weekend in town. first, thousands of d.c. students will head to different schools next year. we'll tell you which schools will shut down, how much it could save the city and where the money will be
at the driveway of his mississippi home. michele obama and her daughters looking very happy. let's take a listen. [patriotic music playing] bret: it there we see vice president joe biden introduced. nancy pelosi is behind him and then you see president obama. it is still ain't getting ready for that speech. megyn: it will all be written out for him, there is nothing to worry about. [footsepts] [footsteps] [inaudible conversations] [patriotic music playing] megyn: that was the president walking through the credits. can anybody tell me what that is? bret: it is the part right under the middle of the statuary hall where the donors. megyn: do think that is an odd name for that part of our capital? speech you know, i don't. megyn: they have emerged through the crypt and now shall begin shell began the actual ceremony. we have been listening and will continue to listen to the united states marine band. they have been playing since 1801 for thomas jefferson. they are america's oldest professional musical organization. >> the president of the united states, barack obama. [applause] [cheers] [applause] [
are skeptical. newshour correspondent spencer michels sat down with brown in san francisco. his report is a co-production with our colleagues at kqed-san francisco, and begins with some background on the fiscal troubles and the budget fix. >> reporter: california's sorry financial state and cuts made to health and welfare programs have prompted nearly nonstop demonstrations at the state capital in recent times. those protests got going four years ago when california and its then governor republican arnold schwarzenegger faced a staggering budget deficit of $42 billion. the recession, built-in spending, a large population in need of state services like health and welfare, a limit on property taxes, plus republican legislators' refusal to raise taxes created a dilemma in the world's ninth largest economy. with budget cuts coming like clock work, the state's college and university systems declined in offerings and in reputation. schools suffered cutbacks in personnel and programs. services for the poor were trimmed by $15 billion since 2008. state workers were furloughed. then in 2010, promising
michelle obama. yae. i hope to. >> coming up we'll tell you about a man who wrote his own ticket to the inauguration. and one san francisco piano player and this will be his first inauguration. in the newsroom abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> ebay and craig's list stepping up. presidential inauguration, you're looking at video from a rehearsal. the senator says the companies agreed to remove listings for tickets costing up to $2,000 each. it's not illegal to sell them, but the tickets people get from congress are supposed to be free. >> loud rehearsal there. >> the president will again use lincoln bible. the bible first used by president abraham lincoln in 1861 also use bid mr. obama in 2008. he will use a bible belonging to martin luther king junior at the inauguration. the bibles will be placed one on top of another. abc 7 coverage of the inauguration begins monday at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of abc's good morning america. we'll stream live from washington, d.c. on abc 7 news.com starting at 6:30 a.m. monday morning. >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm care
of michelle le says false reports cause delays in real cases. >> when you have a woman out there who wants her 15 minutes of fame keeping police from real cases, that's disgusting. >> reporter: amber lee, ktvu. >>> there's a new twist in a murder and home invasion case. an east oakland gang may have planned that attack. the victim kumra reportedly hired a 22-year-old prostitute named raven nixon. she apparently gave them information. >>> alameda sheriff's deputy arrested one suspect and confiscated two firearms after a chase in east oakland early this evening. deputies say the suspect's car crashed into three other vehicles near cooleage. they were trying to stop a reckless drive but called off the chase when it hit city streets. the driver was caught but two other people got away on foot. authorities say a 9-millimeter handgun and ak47 were found in that car. several people suffered minor injuries. >>> a military judge issued a sanity review. army staff sergeant robert bales is accused of killing 16 villagers in afghanistan. his defense attorney says he may have suffered from a traumatic bra
of people who are around here. >> reporter: the cousin of michelle le says false reports cause delays in real cases. >> when you have a woman out there who wants her 15 minutes of fame keeping police from real cases, that's disgusting. >> reporter: amber lee, ktvu. >>> there's a new twist in a murder and home invasion case. an east oakland gang may have planned that attack. the victim kumra reportedly hired a 22-year-old prostitute named raven nixon. she apparently gave them information. >>> alameda sheriff's deputy arrested one suspect and confiscated two firearms after a chase in east oakland early this evening. deputies say the suspect's car crashed into three other vehicles near cooleage. they were trying to stop a reckless drive but called off the chase when it hit city streets. the driver was caught but two other people got away on foot. authorities say a 9-millimeter handgun and ak47 were found in that car. several people suffered minor injuries. >>> a military judge issued a sanity review. army staff sergeant robert bales is accused of killing 16 villagers in afghanistan. his
about michelle obama and her fashion today. i have this written down because >> apparently it is a tom brown coat. she also wore a tall brown dress. hyerher belt is from j. crew. i'm sure it is already sold out. i know they put up extra cell towers, it seems like they did not have a problem. >> we were talking earlier about the crowds may be being smaller than last time. of course they probably wear. we never know because i saw last tweets coming from the inauguration. that could be because of coverage. maybe people are so wrapped up in a moment. you see if more pictures, hours later. >> of the things that happened four years ago was that the mall so crowded that one. they shut it down. >> those who wanted to go to watch the parade but at some point along the parade route everything was closed. you cannot get in or out. >> jimmy carter got out from the very beginning. the secret service for it out. there was a moment >> it was so cold for years ago that there was some question if you would get out of his car at all. they did it at some point. plenty of big interestdignitaries tha
also performed, but it was michelle obama's hair do is what folks were talking about. >> this is what inauguration is all about. it's about celebrating who we are as americans and all the things that make this country so great and when i think about who we are, when i think about what makes america great, i think about all of you, our men and women in uniform, our military spouses, and our amazing military kids. >> today was also something called gun appreciation day. thousands of gun advocates gathering across the country to rally against the president's proposals to reduce gun violence. >> too many in this country have been silent too long. we cannot -- we cannot -- we cannot be silent any longer. those 20 beautiful children who lost their lives in newtown are no longer able to speak for themselves. we have to speak for them. >> trying to outlaw certain black guns because they're black guns and hold large rounds of ammunition isn't going to do anything to stop those monsters >> i don't think it's really something they should attack. it's our amendment. it's our right to bear arms if
michelle obama's family. today you're right. there will be two. one used by president lincoln when he was sworn in, and then another from dr. martin luther king, jr. so, you know, there is something for everyone there. all points of history being touched by these bibles being used. listen, folks continue to pour in here. there is definitely a buzz in the air and it's going to warm up. but we just got an alert from the dc weather system that we could get snow later on. probably by the time everyone is cleared out here, but just in time fort balls, that may roll into d.c back to you. >> steve: a very pretty day. we couldn't book alex trebek, but we did get shannon bream. >> brian: we were terrible. >> you're brilliant, all three of you. >> steve: over to you and gretch. >> gretchen: ever dream of quitting your day job and starting something completely new? can you really afford to do that? our next guest says no and it could be good for your career. >> brian: he's the author of this book "i will teach you to be rich." so you do not want us to quit our jobs and just go do this, right? th
promise you michelle and i are very nice to them. we have a wonderful time. but it doesn't prevent them from going under the floor of the house and, you know, blasting me for being a big-spending socialist. >> brown: the president said he'll look for more common ground with the new congress. he's just getting down to work this week. >> woodruff: this afternoon, treasury secretary tim geithner released a letter he sent to speaker boehner warning the u.s. will run out of its borrowing authority between mid-february and early march. more now on what's behind this brewing battle and the latest threats from both sides. carol lee covers the white house for the "wall street journal." and jake sherman reports about congress for "politico." welcome to you both. carol lee, to you first. the president basically was repeating today what we've heard him say many times before, that he is not going to negotiate on this debt ceiling, that he's prepared to talk about spending but if he does, it's not going to be around this. so why have the news conference? >> well, what happened was in recent days the
at noon. right after that, join us for "the point after." >>> today is first lady michelle obama's birthday and she celebrated by launching a twitter company -- twitter account. it will be run by her house. she's had one tweet and has about 3500 followers. that number is changing by the minute. happy birthday. she turns 49 today. >> she wears it well. >> she does. >>> sal, you gotta help those folks with the roads. >> it's still messy. looking at 880, we're gonna start there. it's slow starting to get -- trying to get into downtown oakland and when you get to the bridge, it's really not recovered that much. usually by now, the delay is gone. the peninsula and the hayward nimitz freeway traffic is still busy as well, heading southbound on 880 as you drive through. it's more than 30 minutes getting from 238. let's go to evto. >>> all right, sal. not too bad. 50 degrees in mission, van ness. for some it's mild. for others it's cold and damp. it will be sunny, except for fog. 50s to a few low 60s looks this way into the weekend, you two. >> so the mavericks are coming up? >> yes. fri
morning. >> i know michelle obama said back in 2009 at the first inaugural, the national service day was her favorite part of the entire event. i also know she and her husband, and the bidens and you would like to grow that event. how do you go about doing it? >> oh, we're so excited. we have events in every state. we have more than 2,000 different events. there will be more than 50,000 volunteer opportunities for people to take advantage of. and on the mall alone, as you mentioned, there will be more than 100 organizations participating in seven different events in what we believe to be the largest service event ever taking place in our nation's capital. >> i was looking, the world giving index shows the united states among the top ten countries with the most generous citizens. americans are committing more and more of their time, their energy and their money to serving others. do you think this is something that crosses all generations? in other words, are people your age and even younger getting involve involved as much as perhaps some older americans are? >> oh, absolutely. you k
you for watching. >> first lady michelle obama celebrated her 49th birthday with a night on the town with her presidential hubby. the obama is a died at cafe milano last night, an upscale italian restaurant in the washington neighborhood of georgetown. if you may have noticed that the first lady has a new haircut, she is wearing bangs! >> thank you for watching.
michelle obama has announced a new campaign organizati organization. >> if we want to finish what we started and truly make that change we believe in, we can't stop now. and that's why today i'm proud that our friends and supporters are launching organizing for action. >> several members of president obama's political team will be a part of organizing for action, that includes senior adviser david plouffe and jim macina. joining me is patricia murphy and white house reporter for "the washington post "the washington post "the washington post "the washington post," david nakamura. republicans say they are going to vote to lift the debt limit for three more months. what's the gop calculation here? >> the calculation here is that this is not a fight, that the gop is going to win. and how do they know that? they tried it once before. the house gop spent the last congress trying to block the president at nearly every turn and also trying to force his hand on the debt ceiling limit. and that is a fight that they lost, we saw the nbc/"wall street journal" poll this past week. showed house re
understanding the vice president will be walking, there is the first lady, michelle obama. ab stod stoddard is with us. reading all the blogs, what will she be wearing. narrate if if you will. >> she is in combination a tom brown dress. she has a different bells on. j. crew and j. crew shoes. this will go to the national arc kifs immediately after she wears it. she looks absolutely smashing. understated but truly elegant. shepard: she has entered the crypt and come down the stairs. she will be announced as we she walks out. first lady will be followed by the president. let's listen as they make the now traditional walk. this is five inaugurations for me and walking down these stairs every day is challenge for every human who tries it. >> it is not easy. it is dark in there and slippery. this is not the time to have an accident. shepard: certainly not. only a few million, tens of millions of people watching this moment. let's listen, the first lady of the united states about to be announced as she comes in prior to the ceremonial inauguration of her husband for his second term in office. her
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